COMMENT: BAI ruling heaps pressure on RTE

RTE needed the BAI's ruling like a hole in the head, but it could have been worse, writes Catherine O'Mahony.

7th March, 2012
COMMENT: BAI ruling heaps pressure on RTE
'It could have been worse for RTE, it must be said.'

RTE needed this like a hole in the head.

With its current affairs team already waiting for the outcome of an investigation on fairness grounds into the Prime Time Investigates programme on Father Kevin Reynolds last May, the last thing it needed was another rap on the knuckles from the broadcast regulator.

But that's what it has got as it was compelled today by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland to broadcast its decision to uphold...

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